UVic researchers part of BC’s Climate Action Team

IPCC winners

Clockwise from lower left: Dr. Ken Denman, Dr. Greg Flato, Dr. Andrew Weaver, Dr. Terry Prowse, Dr. John Fyfe

Devine

Devine

Wrona

Wrona

Six UVic-based researchers and a UVic student from the Common Energy Network have been invited to serve on British Columbia’s Climate Action Team. Clockwise from lower left: Dr. Ken Denman (Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis (CCCma) and School of Earth and Ocean Sciences (SEOS); Dr. Greg Flato, CCCma and SEOS; Dr. Andrew Weaver, SEOS; Dr. Terry Prowse, Department of Geography and the Water and Climate Impacts Research Centre (W-CIRC), a joint initiative of UVic and Environment Canada; Dr. John Fyfe, CCCma and SEOS; Naomi Devine (inset), Common Energy; and Dr. Frederick Wrona (inset), Department of Geography and W-CIRC. The team will offer advice to the government on reducing the province’s greenhouse gas emissions by 33 per cent by 2020 and on achieving the provincial government’s goal of becoming carbon-neutral by 2010. The team has 22 members and one special advisor. It will have until July 31, 2008, to complete its work.
   
 
 
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